「必ず勝ってみせる」卵巣がんと闘うフィットネスブロガーのメッセージに感動

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アメリカのワシントン州シアトルに住むフィットネスブロガー、Cheyannさん。美しく鍛えられた体が自慢だった彼女は2016年8月にステージ4の卵巣がんと診断されました。

トレーニングの様子などをソーシャルメディアで発信し、たくさんのフォロワーを持つCheyannさんは、この病気と闘い、必ず勝つことをSNSで力強く誓いました。

"For with God, nothing shall be impossible" ?Luke 1:37 - - Today, August 3rd,2016 is the day that has changed my life for the moment. I found out today that I have been diagnosed with cancer. At this time we are unsure what kind of cancer we are dealing with, but should know shortly. Once we figure it out, that is when I will start chemo and get the cancer removed surgically once it gets smaller. - - I never in a million years thought this would happen to me, especially since I am only 23, but I know I will win this battle. - - I truly believe that God sent me to the ER so we could catch this early. God works in mysteries ways and I know he will be my strength while myself, my fiance, my family, and my friends go through this. I would be lying if I told you I wasn't scared, because I'm scared shitless. - - I will not let cancer win tho. My spirit is not going to dim and I am going to live my life and fight this battle. I want to thank everyone for the well wishes while I was undergoing surgery. It means the world to me. - - Whether you believe in God or praise a different God, I just ask that you send positive vibes my way and pray for me and my family?? - - Now it's my time to fight, fight for my life, and let me tell you; cancer has fucked with the wrong person???????? - - #teamcheyann #fuckcancer #cancersucks #iwillwin #npc #bestself #selflove #bodypositive #fitness #fitfam #fitspo #motivation #summer #love #godisgood #god #godismystrength

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がんと診断されてから、Cheyannさんは前向きに治療に取り組む様子をSNSで公開し続けています。髪が抜け始めたのですべて剃ったという時も、手術の直前でも、こんなに美しい笑顔です。

そして最近、Cheyannさんが投稿した1枚の写真。そこには彼女の思いが痛いほど伝わってくるメッセージが込められていました。

This is hard for me to post... Left- Before we knew I had cancer. I was a solid 130lbs and 15% body fat. Also had a nice little booty growing back there. - - Right- Taken yesterday. Stage 4 Low Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer. After almost 14 days in the hospital, a poop bag, and a major surgery; I stand at 105lbs. That's way to small for me. I'm 5"5. I lost everything. Cancer has taken so much from me. The body I worked so hard for 2 years to get, the ability to have and carry my own child, my hair, and so much more, but one thing for sure is that cancer has not taken my fight and faith. - - I will never stop fighting. I will never lose my faith. I will never let cancer win. Today has been a rough day for me mentally, but that's okay. I know tomorrow will be much better and I'm thankful to be alive and to see another day. I know GOD is up there working and I know he will give me the strength to fight, the light to see in the darkness, and will lay his healing hands on me. - - This is the toughest battle I have and will ever face, but I know I can do it. The hardest part of all this is my body change. I have a hard time looking at myself in the mirror but I'm learning to love myself again and I know this is only temporary. Once I get the clear light to workout, I'll be in the gym banging those weights???????? - - #fuckcancer #ovariancancer #seattleseahawks #bestself #selflove #npc #npcbikini #ifbb #npccompetitor #bikini #bikinicompetitor #bikinifitness #bikiniathlete #fitlife #fitspo #fitlife #follow #inspiration #happiness #womensfitness #womenshealth #motivation #squat #squatspo #country #countrymusic #countrygirl #smile #cheystrong

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これを投稿するのはとてもつらいです。
左の写真は私ががんだということを知る前。体重は約59kg、体脂肪は15%。
右の写真は昨日撮ったもの。大きな手術と14日間の入院の後で体重は約48kg。

私はすべてを失った。がんは私からたくさんのものを奪っていった。2年間かけて一生懸命トレーニングして作った体も、自分の子どもを産むことも、髪の毛も、本当に多くのものを。

でもがんが決して私から奪えないものがある。それは私の闘争心と信念よ。

私は決して闘うことをやめない。絶対に信念に負けない。決してがんには勝たせない。
今日は精神的につらい日だったけど、大丈夫。明日はもっといい日になって、また新たな一日を生きていることに感謝できるって知ってるから。

これは私が今まで直面した中で最も困難な闘いだけど、私は乗り越えられるってわかってる。一番つらいのは体型が変わってしまうことね。自分の体を鏡で見るととてもつらいけど、自分自身を愛することを学んでいるし、これはほんの一時的なものだってこともわかってるの。

ワークアウトしてもいいって許可が出たら、ジムに行ってウェイトトレーニングしてやるわ。

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この投稿から約1ヶ月後の12月後半に投稿された写真には、ジムでポーズをとるCheyannさんの姿がありました。この日、手術後初めてジムでのトレーニングを復活した彼女。髪も生えてきたということでとてもうれしそうです。

強い信念を持って病気と闘うCheyannさんの姿は多くの人たちに勇気を与えています。病気に打ち勝った彼女がよりパワーアップして、再びフィットネスブロガーとして活躍する日が楽しみですね。

Whoohoo! Today was my first day back in the gym since surgery and let me tell you it felt so good?????? oh and my hair is growing back ???? - - I'm starting back at square one but I will get back to where I was in no time. Today was leg day and I can barely walk. Obviously I can't lift as heavy as I'd like but I felt the burn with light weight ???? - - I've been feeling really good even after Chemo and I know my body is fighting and killing this cancer. I have Chemo again tomorrow and then off to a family Christmas party?????? - - #fuckcancer #ovariancancer #seattleseahawks #bestself #selflove #npc #npcbikini #ifbb #npccompetitor #bikini #bikinicompetitor #bikinifitness #bikiniathlete #fitlife #fitspo #fitlife #follow #inspiration #happiness #womensfitness #womenshealth #motivation #squat #squatspo #country #countrymusic #countrygirl #smile #godisnotdead

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